Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation


Downtown Incentive Programs
Frequently Asked Questions & Program Summary

Ordinance No. 2996 – Historic Overlay Districts
Ordinance No. 2997 – Heritage Preservation Commission & Programs
Application for 25% Tax Incentive for Historic Properties
Application for 50% Tax Incentive for Restoration/Improvements to Historic Properties
Federal Restoration Tax Credit Information
State Preservation Tax Credit Guide
Historic Preservation Certification Information
Historic Preservation Certification Application
Processing Fee Form
Waxahachie Residential Design Guidelines

Downtown Waxahachie Guidelines
Historic Overlay Sign Regulations
Historic Overlay District
Secretary’s Guide for New Additions
Historic Resource Survey 1985 – Full Report
Historic Resource Survey 2004 – Full Report
Historic Resource Survey 2016 - Full Report 
Historic Resource Survey 2019 - Full Report
Downtown Waxahachie Survey Plan 2016

Downtown Waxahachie Survey Report 2016
How to Clean Brick
How to Repoint Brick
Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning on Historic Buildings
How to Remove Graffiti